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milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
partition - divide into parts
ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
convention - social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
indolent - lazy
dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable